Tag Archives: Saab 9-3 Viggen

RC 1993 Saab 9-3 Viggen

Yesterday, at a Saab Viggen FB forum one of Saab fans announced that he selling a very interesting and rare Saab gadget. It is 1:18 scale Radio Controled 1993 Saab 9-3 Viggen, 27 or 40 MHz. Produced by ATC, Marketed by Brio through SAAB dealers (SAAB part no 41229) and Swedish supermarkets. The manufacturer of this interesting toy is
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Saabs in Action: Video from Talladega Race Track

Last weekend was the annual Saab Convention, commonly known as the SOC 2016. Saab Owner’s Convention 2016 Hosted at Stone Mountain, GA with a day trip to Talladega, AL to drive on the Talladega Superspeedway. At this meeting there were a lot of beautiful Saab cars, and a number of participants with their cars they decided to try on the
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The fastest Saab of its time – the Viggen

This is The fastest Saab of its time (up until 2006) – A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3 was the “Viggen“. Of course, It was named after the Saab 37 Viggen aircraft. Production ended in 2002.  The Saab 9-3 Viggen was developed jointly by Saab Automobile AB’s Special Vehicles Operations team and the Oxfordshire, England-based TWR
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Gripen on Saab’s Hood

Usually, most of the Saab owners want a car that’s like a jet airplane. The Saab 9-3 “Viggen” was derived from the SAAB JA-37 Viggen jet fighter. Viggen means The Thunderbolt in Swedish, derived from the Norse god Thor’s warhammer Mjollner. This Saab in video is not Viggen, but he’s got a beautiful graphics-foil on the hood
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Motorweek remembers Saab Viggen

Today, MotorWeek remembers one of the last great Saabs in its vintage review of the 1999 9-3 Viggen. This model was the pinnacle of Saab’s capabilities, with a powerful engine and special aerodynamics package. “The jet-inspired Viggen was the pinnacle of everything Saab’s engineers could do at the time. Starting with the standard Saab 9-3, the
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How Good is a legendary Saab 900?

Matt Farah from thesmokingtire.com in new episode from /DRIVE network revisits cars from his youth – legendary Saab 900 SPG Turbo Aero (and Saab 9-3 Viggen ) – to see if they’re as good as he -and the Internet- think (look Matts instagram). So, it is still very good! For this episode Matt borrowed two great Saab
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1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen Review

This review was done by Ian Royle for Men and Motors magazine,  takes the 1999 turbo charged Saab 9-3 Viggen for a test drive on the streets of Monaco, to see what performance improvements the turbo charger has made and how it is to drive in general.

How Per Eklund Won 2002 Pikes Peak in Saab 9-3 Viggen

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as The Race to the Clouds, is an annual automobile and motorcycle hillclimb to the summit of Pikes Peak inColorado, USA. The track measures 12.42 miles (19.99 km) over 156 turns, climbing 4,720 ft (1,440 m) from the start at Mile 7 on Pikes Peak Highway, to the finish at 14,110 ft (4,300 m), on grades averaging
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